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Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himself

Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himself

Health
Andy Leach was a silly 12-year-old boy with a contagious smile before relentless bullying pushed him to kill himself, his father says. "Everybody really enjoyed to be around Andy," and he had much to look forward to — he loved being a Boy Scout and hoped to play saxophone in the high school band, Matthew Leach told The Associated Press. "So when we found out he was being bullied in any capacity, we started trying to figure out what was going on." What exactly prompted Andy to hang himself in his garage after school March 6 remains a mystery. Key details are shrouded by privacy rules. Southaven Chief Steve Pirtle said he can't comment on the police investigation. School officials wouldn't respond in detail to AP questions. Leach gave investigators Andy's cellphone and laptop. He said Thurs
Aubameyang's Arsenal move hangs on Giroud & Batshuayi deals

Aubameyang's Arsenal move hangs on Giroud & Batshuayi deals

Sports
Arsenal's £60m move for Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hinges on two more transfers being agreed.And Gunners striker Olivier Giroud may have the biggest say in whether the deal is completed before Wednesday's 23:00 GMT deadline.Arsenal have agreed a fee with Dortmund and personal terms with Gabon international Aubameyang, 28, but the German club will only sanction the move if they get a replacement.BBC Sport's David Ornstein guides us through the complicated Aubameyang transfer merry-go-round...Option one - the straight swapGiroud was lined up as part of the deal to replace Aubameyang at Dortmund.Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is fond of Giroud, but the 31-year-old France striker has been told he will not get the game time he needs before this summer's World Cup in Russia.